Balance…

Don’t tread on their pain
You cannot emerge
Out of their remains
They’re your baggage
You drag along
Your base
And without them
You will fall down
You cannot move ahead
You have failed
There is no escape
If your practice is causing
Your loved ones
A strain.

From the Book “Mind Your Own Business” (Copyright © 2013 Meethirigala Nissarana Forest Monastery ISBN 978-955-4877-00-9)

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